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Global coronavirus infections exceed 1.9M

ANKARA The global coronavirus cases surpassed 1.9 million on Monday, according to a running tally by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The Hopkins data showed that the global number of deaths reached...

Chinese doctors to join Pakistan's COVID-19 battle

KARACHI, Pakistan China on Friday sent a group of doctors to join Pakistan in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. A team of Chinese doctors headed by Maj. Gen. Huang Qingzhen...

Iran: Premature baby beats COVID-19

ISTANBUL A baby born prematurely in the central Yazd city of Iran, weighing just 800 grams (1.76 pounds), has defeated coronavirus. "A new type of coronavirus was detected in Amir Arsalan,...

Turkey sees 1st post-plasma treatment COVID-19 recovery

MALATYA, Turkey For the first time in Turkey, a novel coronavirus patient, who received immune plasma treatment, recovered from COVID-19. Treated at a hospital in eastern Turkey, Abidin Aybar urged the...

Coronavirus case tally rises in five Arab states

ANKARA Health authorities in five Arab countries reported new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday. Morocco's Health Ministry confirmed one fatality from the virus, taking the nationwide death toll to...

Turkey sends Somalia medical aid to tackle virus

ANKARA  Turkey sent a shipment of medical supplies to Somalia on Monday to help the country combat the novel coronavirus outbreak. An A-400M military plane carrying supplies including stretchers, beds and...

Watchdog concerned over ‘risky quarantine’ of Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh A global human rights watchdog on Tuesday voiced concerns over safety of 29 Rohingya refugees, who have been quarantined at a remote island by Bangladeshi authorities. “Bangladesh authorities have...

India: 3,000 Muslims forced to quarantine after 40 days

NEW DELHI  A total of 3,013 members of a Muslim religious group still remain detained at various quarantine facilities in Delhi after over 40 days. The Tablighi Jamaat members, who have...

No active coronavirus cases in Mauritius: Official

ANKARA Mauritius has become coronavirus-free with no active case for 15 days, the country's ministry of health has said. The Indian Ocean island nation recorded 332 coronavirus cases, 322 recoveries and...

US coronavirus death toll tops 90,000

ANKARA The US death toll from coronavirus reached 90,142 after 1,592 more fatalities were reported on Sunday. The country's total cases surpassed 1.5 million and it continued to lead the world...

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Libyan army destroys armored vehicles of Haftar militia

ANKARA  The Libyan army announced early Thursday that it had destroyed 10 armored vehicles belonging to warlord Khalifa Haftar's militias in the country's south.   Army units...

Schalke stunned in German league, lose again

ANKARA Schalke disappointed its fans again Wednesday, losing 2-1 to Fortuna Dusseldorf in the German football league. US midfielder Weston McKennie scored the opener in the...

Ugandan official dies from coronavirus

KHARTOUM  Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s undersecretary and ambassador Necva Abbas Kadeh ed-Dem has died from the novel coronavirus in Sudan, local sources said Wednesday.   Dem succumbed...

'Turkey seeking to end 2020 with growth'

ANKARA Turkey is seeking to end 2020 with a positive economic growth rate despite negative forecasts due to the coronavirus crisis, the country’s treasury and...

Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in Mexico

QUERETARO, Mexico The novel coronavirus continues to spread in Mexico, which is now among the top 10 countries in terms of the number of fatalities. ...

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